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on the chpping block. station 12 on shell avenue in martinez. also station 16 on los arabis avenue in lafayette. station 4 on hawthorne drive in walnut creek. and station 11 on center avenue in clayton. officials have been debating these closures...and their impact this all afternoon. kron four's dan kerman has been inside that board meeting...and has the latest developments. this is fire station number 12 in martinez it's one of four stations on the chopping block >> this is not an easy choice not want to have to do but we're out of options. we will have to do the best we cannot even with the closure of these stations. >> the fire chief says closing these stations will lead to greater response times but he says over the last 4 years the fire district has seen a 32 million dollar drop in property tax revenue and the failure of a parcel tax at the ballot box means >> to try to find another resolution to keep the station open. >> but at a public hearing tuesday, mayors and residents of the communities to be impacted told the fire district board they must look at other options. >> this will leave
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on the chpping block. station 12 on shell avenue in martinez will be shutting down. also station 16 on los arabis avenue in lafayette. station 4 on hawthorne drive in walnut creek. and station 11 on center avenue in clayton. officials have been debating these closures...and impact this all afternoon...kron four's dan kerman has been in that board meeting...and has the latest developments. >> after discussing this matter for most of the afternoon it looks like a contra costa fire protection district will delay a decision on weather or not to shut for down of the 28 stations. they need more information before they make this decision. declining revenues, increase in benefits, pensions mean that the district is not have as much money as it needs to have to keep all of these stations open. >> this is the last option we have we have exhausted all of our reserve funds, cutting costs, and trying to go to the public with a temporary tax measure and that did not pass. we are at a point for we cannot go any further. >> the district wants to look at other options in to get some questions answered and next t
bay heavy rain highway 4 martinez. we are seeing slow traffic interstate 680, highway 24 approach and the caldecott tunnel ride around san ramon valley. that starts to pick up shortly. we are seeing a light rain in the south bay but it is relatively widespread. 7:00 a.m. this morning take a look at this orange/read that starts to build up on your screen indicates moderate to heavy rain is widespread in the north and east bay. impacting the peninsula and parts of the south bay as well. is out. spotty showers of the back in mostly cloudy conditions. the winds will start to die down. flash flood not concern later today. by 7:00 p.m. light showers in the north bay north of the golden gate bridge. the continue to see spotty showers of the tail end of this walking up saturday morning. keep your umbrella handy. satellite and radar shows the bigger picture a lot of moisture sitting offshore. we have several advisers around the bay area. flash flood watch in effect for the north bay interior valleys. wind advisories for parts of sacramento, the delta, and even the east bay hills and the di
are in martinez, la fayette, la fayette and clayton -- walnut creek and clayton. >>> a los angeles area firehouse is under fire this morning for letting an exercise company shoot a rather raycy video inside the station. ♪ >> the video shows a scantily- clad woman dancing around with a hula-hoop inside a fire station in venice. fire officials are investigating why the station allowed the filming. the station was in trouble last year for allowing fire trucks to be used in a porn movie. >>> 7:20. well, mark your calendar if you love music. organizers of the lands festival just announced the dates for next year. ♪ >> that's stevie wonder. 2013 festival will be held august 9th through august 11th at golden gate park. organizers have not told us yet who will be performing next year. last year's headliners including stevie wonder, neil young. also meatal law. big show -- also, metallica. big show out there. >>> 7:21. we continue our stormwatch coverage. meteorologist, steve paulson, is tracking the storm. he will tell us which parts of the bay area will get the most rain. he's coming back. scutaro!
supervisors are expected to vote to close four fire stations within in walnut creek, clayton, martinez and lafayette the county will scale back responses to low priority calls this cost cutting comes after county voters rejected a measure that was a temporary parcel tax toçñ w of fire service. lafayette's city manage urging residents to attend tomorrow's meeting to voice their opposition. >>> oakland city council will hear from both sides april controversial proposal for a dog park. a stretch of green on the corner of macarthur boulevard and lake shore. the area has been a gathering spot for picnics and soccer games. dog lovers want to fence off part of the area to use for a dog park opponents say the area is not the right location for a dog park. >>> california educators will be watching to see what happens when the school year gets longer in five states, starting in 2013. the announce -- part of' there year pilot project administrators hope it makes students more competitive. districts can decide for themselves if they will add extra showers to the school day or extra days to the
to close four fire stations one in walnut creek and three in clayton, martinez, and lafayette. supervisors are expected to vote to officially shut them down for good after voters rejected a parcel tax in november. measure q would have preserved existing levels of fire service. officials say they will have to scale back responses to low priority calls. >>> investigators looking into a deadly cabin fire near fairfax say it was caused by a marijuana glowing operation. a body was found burned in the cabin. the fire chief says the source of the blade was illegal wiring feeding -- of the blaze was illegal wiring feeding electricity into that shed. >>> a water line under mountain view drive ruptured following sunday's storm causing the road to collapse. repairs are expected to cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. >>> soon workers blaming a clogged sewer line backed up and broken sewer lines all over that region sewage started spilling out of a money hole sunday morning, 30,000 gallons they are not sure if it reached a nearby creek. >>> tentative settlement between port of oakland and union as o
, walnut creek, clayton and martinez. fires say closures would affect response times to areas around the stations. many people the closures are inevitable because the district feeds to shutdown two stations by next july to save money -- one to two stations will need to be closed by july 2014 >> you don't have to get a badge to be a crime fighter in san francisco. new program by the police department is counting on the public and social media to solve cases it is called the line-up. each week a piece of surveillance video is featured with the hope that someone looking in will recognize a criminal. this week's offering shows a stun gun assault on polk street caught last month. we have a link to the san francisco police website at abc7news.com under see it on tv. >>> verizon wants to know more about what you do in your living room. >> here's jane king. >>> watch for changes in job benefits, companies considering dropping health insurance for millions because by 2014 it may be cheaper to pay government fines under the new law. the study indicates the majority will continue to offer healt
water level is at three feet. the flooding stage is nine feet. >> in martinez strong winds and rain knocked down a big tree and it knocked downpour lines. >> the power went out. >> this happened along brown street. traffic was blocked for hours. reportedly it took crews about four hours to get there and turn off the power so crews could remove the tree. >>> to make sure you stay here for up to the minute coverage of the next round of that new storm. we will be here for you on the air, online and also, on your mobile device. >> new york city mayor wants congress to move quickly to approve federal funding for victims of sandy. he met with more than a half dozen lawmakers on capitol hill. the state of new york is asking for $42 billion in additional federal aid and new jersey needs federal aid to cover most of the nearly 37 billion-dollar cost for recovery and rebuilding. >> trying to stop a killer. we are just finding more about the brave action of one man during that cement plant shooting last year. it cost him his life. > shocking stories from survivors of that fire. the action
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